Human rights

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  • R (on the application of G) v Governors of X School and Y City Council

    Date:
    21 January 2010
    Type:
    Law reports

    The Court of Appeal has held that an employee should have been allowed to be accompanied by a lawyer at a disciplinary hearing in circumstances where a consequence of the hearing could be the addition of his name to the register of individuals deemed unsuitable to work with children.

  • Case of the week: Religion or belief discrimination

    Date:
    15 January 2010
    Type:
    Law reports

    This week's case of the week, provided by DLA Piper, covers religion or belief discrimination.

  • Ladele v London Borough of Islington

    Date:
    17 December 2009
    Type:
    Law reports

    The Court of Appeal has held that a registrar who refused to conduct civil partnership ceremonies between same-sex couples on the grounds that to do so would violate her Christian beliefs was not discriminated against on the grounds of her religion.

  • Case of the week: Legal representation

    Date:
    11 August 2009
    Type:
    Law reports

    This week's case of the week, provided by DLA Piper, covers legal representation.

  • Kulkarni v Milton Keynes Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and another

    Date:
    24 July 2009
    Type:
    Law reports

    The Court of Appeal has held that a doctor should be allowed to be accompanied by a lawyer at a disciplinary hearing in circumstances where he or she is facing charges that are of such gravity that, in the event they are proven, he or she will effectively be barred from employment in the NHS.

  • Case of the week: Representation at disciplinary hearings

    Date:
    7 April 2009
    Type:
    Law reports

    This week's case of the week, provided by Fox Williams, covers representation at disciplinary hearings.

  • R (on the application of G) v The Governors of X School

    Date:
    20 March 2009
    Type:
    Law reports

    The High Court has held that an employee should have been allowed to be accompanied by a lawyer at a disciplinary hearing in circumstances where a consequence of the hearing could be the addition of his name to the register of individuals deemed unsuitable to work with children.

  • London Borough of Islington v Ladele

    Date:
    5 January 2009
    Type:
    Law reports

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that a registrar who refused to conduct civil partnership ceremonies between same-sex couples on the grounds that to do so would violate her Christian beliefs was not discriminated against on the grounds of her religion.

  • Case of the week: Religion or belief discrimination

    Date:
    20 November 2007
    Type:
    Law reports

    This week's case of the week, provided by DLA Piper, covers religion or belief discrimination.

  • Human rights: Union did not act unlawfully in expelling BNP member

    Date:
    30 May 2007
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen (ASLEF) v United Kingdom [2007] IRLR 361, a case of competing rights of association under art. 11 of the European Convention on Human Rights, a trade union's right to expel a member of the BNP because his values conflicted fundamentally with its own outweighed the individual's right to membership of the union.

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